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Forum: RV-8/8A Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jon, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-19-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Mike S
Randy Thorne. ...

Randy Thorne. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=3908
Forum: COMM 02-19-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Mike S
You only have one switch that is PTT-------Push...

You only have one switch that is PTT-------Push To Talk (transmit), and IIRC, that is the trigger. It has a separate ground wire.

The other switches are for controlling various functions that you...
Forum: Reviews 02-18-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,922
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Scott, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D:D

Did you get any cookies with the headsets??
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mike, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-18-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By Mike S
Bulletproof. If you throw a rod...........

Bulletproof.

If you throw a rod...........
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Mike S
Does your battery have the metal shell on it??

Does your battery have the metal shell on it??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Mike S
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sT2AAHK4RBJP0bRVF...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sT2AAHK4RBJP0bRVF7m-1z7z-yQhnLX1/view
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-17-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By Mike S
If you are really worried about the strength of...

If you are really worried about the strength of the bolt, widen the slot in the jack, and up size the bolt.

The reamed hole bearing on the shank is a good idea, puts the stress where it belongs, not...
Forum: RV-14 02-16-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Mike S
Could this be a diode? Or, a signal line to the...

Could this be a diode?

Or, a signal line to the starter solenoid?

No plans to look at, just shooting in the dark from your description of the wire in question.
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-15-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,763
Posted By Mike S
Good, awareness was my goal. Good luck with the...

Good, awareness was my goal.

Good luck with the project.
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-15-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,763
Posted By Mike S
When I hear about using the fuel as a heat sink,...

When I hear about using the fuel as a heat sink, all I can think of is TWA 800.

Please be careful...............
Forum: RV-10 02-14-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations on the new fledgling:D Photos...

Congratulations on the new fledgling:D

Photos needed........
Forum: Tools 02-13-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Mike S
Build a wall with..

Rigid foam insulation board with foil face-----tape it together at the edges.

For spans that are too big for just the foam board, add some 2x4s.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-12-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Mike S
Contact...

Contact Stein.

https://www.steinair.com/product-category/connectors/page/6/
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-12-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Welcome to VAF:D

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=168691
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-11-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By Mike S
Start by looking at things you removed or worked...

Start by looking at things you removed or worked on.

If the battery was removed, make sure it is installed correctly. Reverse hookup will smoke a diode.

Any item that was removed or worked on is...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-11-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By Mike S
Or, maybe the battery is hooked up backwards??

Or, maybe the battery is hooked up backwards??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,613
Posted By Mike S
Congats on the new rating:D

Congats on the new rating:D
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,404
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Justin, big congrats on the approval:D:D
Forum: Tools 02-10-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Mike S
Sams club used to have a nice one, no idea if...

Sams club used to have a nice one, no idea if they still do.

Also, check NAPA auto parts.

Mike
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,554
Posted By Mike S
Got any photos of these parts?

Got any photos of these parts?
Forum: Primers 02-07-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForum...

http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForums/images.htm

Understand that you are not "inserting" a photo, you are inserting the link to the website where the image is hosted.

The image must...
Forum: Primers 02-07-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Mike S
Is this the Rust-Oleum product you...

Is this the Rust-Oleum product you tested??

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71Np%2BhftijL._SL1500_.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By Mike S
Nope. Various reasons, I suspect mostly for a...

Nope.



Various reasons, I suspect mostly for a reminder to themselves when to donate again.

Probably a bit of pride also, those who make donations run a very small % of total registered membership.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Mike S
Horton would be proud:D Data, Data, and more...

Horton would be proud:D

Data, Data, and more Data................
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-06-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Garrett, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 189,580
Posted By Mike S
Figure eight on a bight.

Figure eight on a bight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,898
Posted By Mike S
Yep, noticed the same thing.

Yep, noticed the same thing.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-04-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Mike S
That would be my recommendation.

That would be my recommendation.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,234
Posted By Mike S
I assume you are talking about this...

I assume you are talking about this photo?

https://glasair-owners.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/O-360-crankshaft-cutaway.jpg
Forum: ADS-B 02-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By Mike S
uAvionix Sky Beacon or Tail Beacon. ...

uAvionix Sky Beacon or Tail Beacon. https://uavionix.com/ http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=167926

GRT Safe Fly with Echo ...
Forum: California 02-02-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Mike S
Breezy Mark 2:D

Breezy Mark 2:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Mike S
That mug does look kinda smug;)

That mug does look kinda smug;)
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mike, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: California 01-31-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Becca, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 01-30-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Mike S
Wiring for the tail light/strobe, trim wiring,...

Wiring for the tail light/strobe, trim wiring, antenna coax?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,474
Posted By Mike S
Steve, what are you using for a power supply to...

Steve, what are you using for a power supply to feed the iPads?
Forum: Propellers 01-28-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,194
Posted By Mike S
Still there for me.

Still there for me.
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-26-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 33,352
Posted By Mike S
OK, no dog in this fight-------just a couple...

OK, no dog in this fight-------just a couple observations.





A matter of perspective IMHO-------I saw nothing disrespectful in Dan's statement.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 189,580
Posted By Mike S
A rope ratchet might be good here------you could...

A rope ratchet might be good here------you could put a bungee segment in also to add a bit of "give" to the system.

https://www.roperatchet.com/

If you go that way, might be good to make up a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mike S
You may have just identified the problem.

You may have just identified the problem.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,999
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Oren, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on the 10 project, it is well worth it.
Forum: Rocket 01-23-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By Mike S
Also, John Harmon should be able to...

Also, John Harmon should be able to help.

https://www.harmonrocket.com/contact-us
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=15111
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Mike S
Bob Turner in Livermore.

Bob Turner in Livermore.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Kurt----congrats on the newest Vans "Aero-plane"

Good luck in phase 1.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mike S
https://drive.google.com/file/d/17glKjNVRxEAfLMN0D...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/17glKjNVRxEAfLMN0DjL9RuqMCbtjKzMn/view?usp=sharing

We built a 40x56' with 16' walls. Motorhome parking, office, build shop, half bath. Second story storage and...
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mike S
A post mortem of the regulator would be...

A post mortem of the regulator would be interesting-----wouldn't be surprised if there was some crud in the intake side port.
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mike S
Charlie, sorry if that is how I came...

Charlie, sorry if that is how I came across---------I was not trying to tell him he "can't" build effectively, I was responding to his original question, and was trying to help him diagnose the...
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mike S
Sounds like we have very similar compressors, I...

Sounds like we have very similar compressors, I also see a pressure drop when using most any tool, but the drop is pretty small.

Guido is showing 35--40 PSI drop.......
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mike S
Air drill needs about 12 CFM. Rivet gun may eat...

Air drill needs about 12 CFM.

Rivet gun may eat that much also, but due to being used for short bursts it will not seem that hungry for air.

Paint gun and die grinders-----not sure, but probably...
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mike S
Looks like a pretty small unit-------what is the...

Looks like a pretty small unit-------what is the PSI rating and what are the CFM ratings ??

You might need to get a better compressor............or possibly you could add an additional tank and get...
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mike S
Assuming the regulator is working correctly, it...

Assuming the regulator is working correctly, it sounds like there is a restriction to the airflow------small diameter hose, too long of a hose, kink, or flap of the interior liner of hose blocking...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mike S
Well, if you do as good a job with the RV as you...

Well, if you do as good a job with the RV as you did on the SR-------you are gonna need to build a new addition on the house to hold all the trophies.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-18-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Mike S
What computer system, what internet system? I...

What computer system, what internet system?

I use a IBM type pc, windows 7 and Firefox.

How I do photos is to right click on the image, select "copy image location". Then using the "insert image"...
Forum: COMM 01-18-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,252
Posted By Mike S
Just thought I would check-----I already have the...

Just thought I would check-----I already have the tray/connector, only need the radio.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mike S
Were you out in Dayton NV about a year and a half...

Were you out in Dayton NV about a year and a half ago??
Forum: COMM 01-18-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,252
Posted By Mike S
Question about the new unit----------considering...

Question about the new unit----------considering it is a "slide-in replacement" for folks who already have an installed GTR 200, are you offering the new one minus tray/connector etc???

If so, what...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Scott---Welcome aboard:D

If the parts are gel coated, they are most likely polyester not epoxy.

Regular Bondo is a good choice, or auto body glazing putty if the divot is small.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Lance, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on jumping in with the 10------great choice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,116
Posted By Mike S
Methinks you just described an engine driven...

Methinks you just described an engine driven mechanical pump.
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